North Pennines Observatory Open Evening

Sunday 13th January 2019 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

North Pennines Observatory

The Old School House, Allenheads, NE47 9HR


Description

Spend a Sunday evening in the company of experienced amateur astronomers at the wonderful location of the North Pennines Observatory. January is a really nice time of the year for observing the night sky with the return of some very bright stars and iconic constellations such as Orion. Dr Fred Stevenson will start the session with a talk on the Moon with particular focus on eclipses (there will be a total lunar eclipse in the early morning hours of January 21st), then observing through telescopes should weather permit. Registration required.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


Organiser

This event is being organised by North Pennines Observatory who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Bookings

Please contact North Pennines Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Sunday 13th January 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at North Pennines Observatory on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.


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